Wheeling CCSD 21 School District

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Overview

School District NameWheeling CCSD 21 School District
School District Phone Number(847) 537-8270
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools12 Schools4,240 Schools
# of Students5,956 Students1,991,759 Students
# of Teachers390 Teachers127,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Wheeling CCSD 21 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#395 out of 944 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.610.68
# of American Indian Students52 Students5,549 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students540 Students101,257 Students
% Asian Students
9%
5%
# of Hispanic Students3,156 Students522,077 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
26%
# of Black Students104 Students334,713 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# of White Students1,983 Students956,384 Students
% White Students
33%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students2,080 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students116 Students69,699 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:41379,846
# of Students in Kindergarten:541131,861
# of Students in 1st Grade:551137,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:546139,617
# of Students in 3rd Grade:625145,128
# of Students in 4th Grade:590148,297
# of Students in 5th Grade:579150,789
# of Students in 6th Grade:711149,065
# of Students in 7th Grade:699148,606
# of Students in 8th Grade:701150,377
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 158,621
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 154,549
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 149,815
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 147,873
# of Ungraded Students: - 16

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $22,196 is higher than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $21,310 is higher than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$132 MM$14 MM
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Spending$127 MM$14 MM
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Revenue / Student$22,196$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$21,310$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wheeling CCSD 21  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Wheeling CCSD 21 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 57%
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    501 S Arlington Hts
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 520-2755

    Grades: K-5 | 384 students
  • J W Riley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1209 E Burr Oak Dr
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 670-3400

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Cooper Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1050 Plum Grove Cir
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 520-2750

    Grades: 6-8 | 679 students
  • Booth Tarkington Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    310 Scott St
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2775

    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
  • Edgar A Poe Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 25-29%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2800 N Highland Ave
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 670-3200

    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
  • Jack London Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 W Dundee Rd
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2745

    Grades: 6-8 | 678 students
  • Joyce Kilmer Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    655 Golfview Ter
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 520-2760

    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
  • Oliver W Holmes Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    221 S Wolf Rd
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2790

    Grades: 6-8 | 754 students
  • Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 9%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 E Merle Ln
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2785

    Grades: PK-5 | 474 students
  • Eugene Field Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 15%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    51 Saint Armand Ln
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2780

    Grades: K-5 | 568 students
  • Walt Whitman Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 13%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    133 Wille Ave
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2795

    Grades: PK-5 | 500 students
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne Ec School
    200 Glendale St
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 465-7290

    Grades: PK | 214 students
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